We are experts on the journey of aging providing services tailored to the individual to promote independence and stability.
Our employees are rewarded and recognized through:
employer-paid (employee only) medical, dental, and vision health insurance
employer-paid life, AD&D, and short term disability insurance
vacation, sick, and personal paid time off
Employee Assistance Program
health savings and flexible spending accounts
flexible work schedules
career development and continuing education
403(b) plan with discretionary 5% employer match
new hire referral bonuses
quarterly employee retreats
monthly bring your dog to work day
We seek experienced professionals with reliable transportation, valid Texas Driver’s License, auto insurance; and, are able to pass criminal history background, motor vehicle driving record, and extensive reference checks. Applicants who share our core values of integrity, stewardship, collaboration, compassion, excellence, passion, and commitment are invited to send resumes and compensation expectations to Human Resources at [email protected]
Mental Health Counselor, LCSW (Full and Part time)
Updated: June 2019
The Mental HealthCounselor, LCSW provides in-home counseling services to aging and disabled adults in Cedar Park, North, Central, West, and Southwest Austin. Cases are assigned based on geographic location of our Therapists. We serve clients in Travis and Williamson counties.
Conduct comprehensive assessments to assist older adults and disabled individuals in attaining their maximum functional potential
Plan and assess treatment in accordance with professional standards
Document relevant facts, findings, and observations about a client’s past and present illnesses, examinations, tests, treatments, and outcomes
Maintain client files to include an assessment, impression, diagnosis, and plan of care
Provide community education and outreach developed for specific audience
Develop new referral sources and maintain positive, professional relationships with established referral sources
Complete data gathering, reporting, and program evaluation activities
Perform special project as assigned
Education, Skills, and Experience:
Masters Degree in Social Work
Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) in the State of Texas. Advanced skills in mental health and functional assessment, clinical treatments and interventions, and evidenced based practices addressing needs of aging adults and caregivers
2-5 years’ counseling experience with aging and disabled adults
Non-profit community services industry experience a plus
Proficient in Microsoft Office software applications
Bilingual in Spanish a plus
Care Attendants – In-Home Care
Updated: June 2019
Care Attendants work part and full time schedules and are responsible for providing personal care, assisted daily living support, and/or transportation services to assigned client(s) in our In-Home Care Program.
Initiate conversation and activities with clients
Prepare meals, serve client, assist with feeding, and clean up
Remind client to take medications and monitor client as they take medication
Perform light housekeeping
Wash, fold, and put away laundry; iron as needed
Change bed linens
Provide bathing and grooming support
Assist client with toileting and personal hygiene care
Assist client with dressing
Assist client with transferring from one location to another
May supervise exercises prescribed by a therapist or doctor.
Transport clients and/or run errands as designated
Complete new employee orientation, job-specific training, and consistently demonstrate required competence
Perform special projects as assigned.
Education, Skills, and Experience:
High School Diploma
One year of experience caring for aging and/or disabled adults in a residential long term care setting
Experience delivering exceptional service to teammates/clients/customers
Reliable transportation, valid Texas Driver’s License, and auto insurance (if transporting clients)
Ability to pass a multi-state criminal background and motor vehicle driving record (if transporting clients) check
Basic skills in MS software applications and electronic timekeeping payroll systems
Bilingual in Spanish a plus
Ability to commute to and from client residences and Rutherford Office
Strong desire and commitment to serve the elderly population
Maintain a neat and professional appearance while providing services
Ability to learn job requirements, follow directions, and accept suggestions
Ability to work evenings, weekends, and Holidays
Ability to perform responsibilities associated with client service plans
Responsive to client and caregiver needs
Exercise sound judgment while working independently
Ability to read, comprehend, and follow directions written in English
Ability to clearly articulate in both verbal and written communications
Ability to modify communication methods to meet client needs
Highly organized with strong multi-tasking and prioritization skills
Ability to maintain confidentiality
Ability to apply supervision feedback toward enhanced performance
Ability to safely and successfully per form the essential job functions consistent with the ADA, FMLA and other federal, state and local standards, including meeting qualitative and/or quantitative productivity standards
Ability to maintain regular, punctual attendance consistent with the ADA, FMLA and other federal, state and local standards
Must be able to lift and carry up to 30 lbs.
AmeriCorps VISTA Program: Family Eldercare
Updated: May 2019
AmeriCorps is accepting applications for a new FULL TIME VISTA position with our Money Management Program. The ‘Housing Needs for Older Adults’ position will focus on supporting program leadership to develop and refine programmatic operations and data systems aimed toward more effectively capturing the needs of the homeless population. The term runs from AUGUST 5, 2019 – AUGUST 4, 2020.
Follow the link to register and submit your application now! http://bit.ly/2Yt8Itb
Keep Austin Housed AmeriCorps Program: Family Eldercare
Did you know that Family Eldercare hosts two (2) full time AmeriCorps members through the Keep Austin Housed Americorps program?
AmeriCorps members work directly with our clients to access critical community resources and become self-sufficient. If you are interested in working with our organization or one of nine others in Austin, check out AmeriCorps Facebook page, check out this short video, and fill out an application!
Posted: August 31, 2017; Updated: June , 2018
Keep Austin Housed (KAH), a project of Front Steps, affects positive change in the lives of children, youth, and adults who are at-risk of experiencing, currently experiencing, or have formerly experienced homelessness. KAH places 35 full-time members in 10 non-profits in Austin. Members serve 40 hours per week over the course of an 11-month term, in which they work directly with individuals to overcome barriers to housing, employment, and personal stability. In addition to work at their sites, members develop personally and professionally through team building events, trainings, and service opportunities.
Position Description: Family Eldercare’s Money Management Program provides homeless and near homeless seniors, low-income seniors and adults with disabilities with the support they need to live in the community with the maximum amount of independence. Case Management Aids will assist with case management and mentoring support for clients by assessing needs and developing action plans to address stable housing and personal stability goals (E.g. employment, education, application and receipt of financial benefits, life skills seminars, mental health care, substance abuse issues, social activities, budgeting, criminal histories, etc.). In addition, they will recruit community volunteers through volunteer fairs, community education presentations, media advertisements and other publicity efforts, and outreach to diverse community groups (faith community, businesses, civic groups, universities and college, housing program residents).
Access to a vehicle is required.
Work directly with adults who are homeless, at risk of homelessness, and/or are formerly homeless.
Aid with existing case management services to address specific barriers clients are experiencing regarding his or her housing, employment, and/or personal stability goals.
Members will educate the community about homelessness as well as recruit, train and coordinate volunteers in supporting client, site, and project needs.
Attend regular trainings and participate in community service projects.
Student loan forbearance on qualified federal loans
Professional Development and training opportunities
Members must be at least 20 years old
Some college experience
Work and/or volunteer experience with the homeless populations and/or general service delivery is preferred
Reliable transportation with personal vehicle
All Members are required to wear the AmeriCorps logo daily while in service, including at their service sites and while participating in all AmeriCorps-related activities. Members will be required to pass a National Criminal Background Check before beginning service.
Front Steps Keep Austin Housed is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, citizenship status, or sexual orientation.